Morristown, NJ –Laurie Ann Guerrero, poet laureate of San Antonio, Texas will be reading her work on Monday, November 17, 2014 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Saint Joseph Hall on campus. A question and answer session and book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

Ms. Guerrero has published two books, Babies under the Skin and A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying. Her third book, A Crown for Gumecindo, is due to be released in January 2105.  Among her recognitions and awards are 2014 grant recipient from the Artist Foundation of San Antonio Literary Arts, 2013 grant recipient from the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation, 2012 Andres Montoya Poetry Prize winner, nominated for inaugural poet laureate of San Antonio and 2010 National Women’s History Month honoree: Women who make a difference at Palo Alto College.

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey, the College of Saint Elizabeth enrolls more than 1,500 full- and part-time students in more than 17 undergraduate, 10 graduate and two doctoral degree programs; an educational leadership and a Psy.D. in counseling psychology. For information on other activities or programs, visit the College of Saint Elizabeth web site at